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Warm Spiced Latte

The spice combination is what really makes the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks, but at the ridiculous cost and questionable ingredient list, why not do it at home? Pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract are two key ingredients that … Continue reading

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Grape Jam with Grandma

Gramwama and Grandpa grow their own grapes on the farm. They’re absolutely beautiful and make the best juice, jam, and jelly. This year I helped grandma make a batch of spiced grape jam we’d never tried before. The result was absolutely … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Banana Muffins with Almond Meal & Coconut

One of my family members has been trying to go gluten free. He seemed to be having a hard time, so I thought I’d try my hand at making a baked good that was gluten free so he wouldn’t feel … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cupcake with Pear Compote, Vanilla Buttercream & Candied Pecans

These cupcakes are little works of art with a sophisticated flavor profile. The vanilla cupcake is ultra moist and the perfect platform for tart and sweet pear compote which sits in a circle of vanilla butter cream. To really add … Continue reading

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Cakey Pumpkin Spice Scones

Scones are often too dry for my taste, but these are very moist and almost cakey. They still have a flakey texture, but without the dry crumble. I used my own pumpkin puree, but you could also use canned. Instead … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Bread from Scratch

Ever made pumpkin bread from scratch? Totally from scratch? If you haven’t you should try. It’s actually very easy and has a much more authentic pumpkin flavor. I’d take this over Starbucks pumpkin bread any day. This bread is ultra moist and not … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Butter for Canning

Apple butter is quintessential for fall canning. Its texture is luscious and the spices bring out the best of the apples. The downright easiest way to make it is if you have a crock pot and an immersion blender (stick … Continue reading

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